#mtpengage Manchester Conference When MTP Engage returns to Manchester on 7th February, we’ll have multiple speaker tracks for you to explore and an impressive line-up of keynote speakers. Plan for a day packed with inspiration, learning, and networking. We'll open our doors at 8am, start the program at 9:30am, and we'll wrap Product managers, product designers, UX designers, UX researchers, Business analysts, developers, makers & entrepreneurs 2020-02-07 2020-02-07 09:00:00 EventScheduled

When MTP Engage returns to Manchester on 7th February, we’ll have multiple speaker tracks for you to explore and an impressive line-up of keynote speakers.

Plan for a day packed with inspiration, learning, and networking. We'll open our doors at 8am, start the program at 9:30am, and we'll wrap up at 6pm. The official afterparty will kick off straight after the conference, so be sure to stay for food, drinks, and music!

Tickets

  • Conference and workshop tickets must be purchased separately
Rakhi Rajani Associate Partner, QuantumBlack

Rakhi is a Chartered Psychologist who explores the connection between human intelligence and machine intelligence. Working at the intersection of psychology, emerging technology and design, she creates interdisciplinary R&D, Innovation and Skunkworks labs for organisations that want to experiment, think forward and invent the future. Rakhi has extensive experience observing how people behave, monitoring the world for weak signals, patterns and drivers of change, subsequently creating normative or exploratory futures that lead to innovation in new products, services, business models and experiences. Areas of expertise include: Interplanetary civilisation, innovation for humanity, and behavioural change by design.

Ross Webb Head Coach

Ross has been developing digital products for over 20 years. As a hands-on Product Manager, he has launched several successful products, including taking one from ideation to $50 million turnover in 9 months, and has led products with a turnover of half a billion dollars.

He now coaches Product Leaders and Teams and has helped coach dozens of product teams globally.

He thinks the hardest product he ever launched was a game for a broadcaster aimed at small kids where users let him know if they liked the product by fighting over devices or crying.

Itamar Gilad Consultant, Author and Speaker

Itamar Gilad is a consultant, author and speaker specializing in product management, strategy, and growth. Over the past 20 years he held senior product management and engineering roles at Google, Microsoft and other companies.  Itamar writes a popular product management blog and is the creator of a number of product management methodologies including the GIST Framework and the Confidence Meter. For more information please visit  itamargilad.com

Richard Cadman Product Manager, Monzo

Rich is a product manager at Monzo, the UK’s fastest growing bank. In his two years at Monzo he’s shipped the first version of savings and energy switching, scaled overdrafts from a few hundred to 300,000+ users, launched loans, and is now working on Monzo’s premium account. Previously he worked as a product manager at Jukedeck (acquired by ByteDance), and an operations consultant at one of the UK’s largest retailers. He has an MEng in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

Rachael Shah Delivery Manager, Co-op

Rachael Shah is a Delivery Manager at Co-op digital in Manchester, UK. She’s worked with a range of delivery teams spanning in-house and agency environments working with clients ranging from SMEs to household names such as the BBC, British Red Cross & The Scout Association.

Rachael’s an avid conference fan, though to date has been a keen supporter of the Deliver conference platform where she’s delivered workshops and talks on the following topics; LEGO Scrum community of practice, Data-driven delivery in 2018 and managing remote teams in 2015. Active in the delivery community as a blogger at Rachaelshah.com, as well as guest features at the Digitalprojectmanager.com.  Rachael’s keen to ensure that delivery and product disciplines collaborate ensure sharing of best practices and emerging trends on how we collectively deliver value as product teams.

Lucy Spence Associate Director, Product Management

Lucy has spent two decades making all sorts of mistakes while building customer experiences. She likes to share what she’s learnt from places like Amazon, TUI, LOVEFiLM, M&S, Department of Health, and now Compare the Market, so others can can make new and more interesting mistakes.

Thor Mitchell Product Leadership Coach

Thor is a Product Leadership Coach, working with Heads of Product and Chief Product Officers in the UK, Europe, and the US, to help them build and develop high performing product teams.

As a regular speaker at Product meetups and events, Thor draws on twenty years experience in the technology industry, including nine years at Google as an Engineer and Product Manager and three years as Chief Product Officer at Crowdcube. Thor also works closely with a number of UK universities to introduce Product Management to students studying business and entrepreneurship, is a founding co-organiser of ProductTank Exeter, and was the featured guest on the first episode of the Product Experience podcast.

Neil Vass Principle Delivery Manager, Co-op

Neil is a delivery manager for Co-op Digital, helping product teams and stakeholders from across the Co-op collaborate on new products and services. Previously, he worked in a variety of roles, with experience including automating medical image analysis, building a motion-tracking toothbrush to study brushing technique, and adding new features to the CBeebies website. It’s people problems that are the most interesting, though.

Oluwatobi Otokiti Product Manager, Andela

Oluwatobi Otokiti is a Technology Product Manager at Andela, a company that builds high performing software engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software engineers.

She is a product development expert with varied experiences in building consumer products, B2B products and most recently internal products that help Andela drive & achieve her business goals.

Sally Brogan MD Product and Tech, Big Sofa

Sally is MD Product and Tech at Big Sofa. Her role involves managing the journey of Big Sofa’s product offering to meet the business’s vision of being a world-leading, video-led, visualisation, and intelligence partner to global clients.

Over the last ten years she has developed a passion for getting stuck into the design, build, and innovation of interesting user-centric and data led products.

Stewart Livingstone Agile Delivery Manager

Stewart Livingstone is a Delivery Manager at Co-op, working within their Digital department. Stewart helps the Web team deliver value through his ongoing coaching and leading on agile practices within the team.

He’s new to working with product teams, however, with a wealth of leadership and people experience, he’s already on the front foot in this new world.

Adrian Howard Consultant, Quietstars

Adrian Howard helps companies build effective teams and great products with quietstars.com. He’s at his best solving problems where Product, Agile, and UX overlap. You’ll find him working with companies of all sizes — combining team coaching & teaching with hands on UX & development work.

Stephen Culligan Head of Product, Glofox

Stephen is Head of Product at Glofox where he is helping fitness communities to live happier and healthier lives.

He has spent the last 3 years coaching product teams through their biggest challenges in the telco, automotive, finance and healthcare industries. As an MTP trainer in Boston and Dublin and coordinator for ProductTanks in EMEA he gets to meet a lot of product managers and loves sharing war stories.

Come say hi on the MTP slack!

Salma Alam-Naylor Software Development Lead

Salma is a Leader, Engineer, Human Being and Activist. As a professional musician, qualified music teacher and musical comedian in a past life, she uses her diverse experience in working with groups of people of all ages to bring tech teams together, empower them, and nurture their organic growth.

From previous tech leadership roles at a range of start-ups and global ecommerce companies, Salma joined Code Computerlove in 2019 as their first Front End Specialist Software Development Lead, with a bold mission to empower every single person at the heart of the technology discipline to deliver brilliant digital products and experiences.

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#mtpengage Manchester

February 6 - 7, 2020

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When MTP Engage returns to Manchester on 7th February, we’ll have multiple speaker tracks for you to explore and an impressive line-up of keynote speakers.

Plan for a day packed with inspiration, learning, and networking. We'll open our doors at 8am, start the program at 9:30am, and we'll wrap up at 6pm. The official afterparty will kick off straight after the conference, so be sure to stay for food, drinks, and music!

Tickets

  • Conference and workshop tickets must be purchased separately

Keynote speakers

Janna Bastow

Janna Bastow

Co-Founder of ProdPad

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Joe Leech

Joe Leech

Product Strategy and UX Consultant

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John Cutler

John Cutler

Product Evangelist, Amplitude

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Lauren Currie

Lauren Currie

Managing Director of NOBL

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Melissa Perri

Melissa Perri

CEO of Produx Labs

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Shaun Russell

Shaun Russell

Product Coach

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Speakers

 Rakhi Rajani

Rakhi Rajani

Associate Partner, QuantumBlack

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Ross Webb

Ross Webb

Head Coach

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Itamar Gilad

Itamar Gilad

Consultant, Author and Speaker

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Richard Cadman

Richard Cadman

Product Manager, Monzo

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Rachael Shah

Rachael Shah

Delivery Manager, Co-op

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Lucy Spence

Lucy Spence

Associate Director, Product Management

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Thor Mitchell

Thor Mitchell

Product Leadership Coach

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Neil Vass

Neil Vass

Principle Delivery Manager, Co-op

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Oluwatobi Otokiti

Oluwatobi Otokiti

Product Manager, Andela

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Sally Brogan

Sally Brogan

MD Product and Tech, Big Sofa

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Stewart Livingstone

Stewart Livingstone

Agile Delivery Manager

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Adrian Howard

Adrian Howard

Consultant, Quietstars

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Stephen Culligan

Stephen Culligan

Head of Product, Glofox

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 Salma Alam-Naylor

Salma Alam-Naylor

Software Development Lead

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